- West Country (W)
The inquest into the deaths of two people involved in a family speedboat tragedy is to be opened this afternoon. Nick Milligan, 51, and his eight year-old daughter Emily died in an accident on the River Camel at Padstow on Sunday May 5.
The Cornwall Coroner Dr Emma Carlyon is due to open the hearing at Truro City Council offices at 12.30pm.
A report into a speedboat accident off Padstow has revealed that a father and daughter died after he tried to make a fast turn.
A father and daughter were killed by their out-of-control speedboat in Cornwall after he took over the steering, investigators found.
A father of four who was killed in a speedboat accident along with his eight-year-old daughter doted on his family", his brother has said.